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Armed man barricades himself  in Turners Falls home

Tactical Operations unit called in

TURNERS FALLS — Police from several agencies staged outside a local home Wednesday night, where a subject was reportedly barricaded inside.

Montague police chief Charles “Chip” Dodge confirmed that an armed man was barricaded inside a Turnpike Road home. Other local police, as well as the State Police Special Tactical Operations Team had been called in to assist at about 8 p.m.

Police had closed Turnpike Road from Dell Road to Montague City Road during the incident. Residents in the area were ordered to stay inside their homes.

Around 11 p.m. Massachusetts State Police confirmed that a suspect had been taken into custody.

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